27 02, 2020

Air Freight Vs Sea Freight – Which is the Best Overseas Shipping Solution?

2020-02-27T09:14:44+00:00February 27th, 2020|

If you’re a business that often ships goods overseas then you’ll need to establish the most effective solution for getting your items from A to B. To help you decide which is the best option for you and your business’ needs, in this guide we’ve discussed the advantages and disadvantages of the [...]

25 10, 2019

What are the Benefits of a WMS?

2019-11-04T10:41:24+00:00October 25th, 2019|

A Warehouse Management System (WMS) is designed to streamline the warehouse storage process. The core role of a WMS software is to organise, control and administer warehouse operations from the moment an item enters the warehouse until it leaves. A WMS can provide information on an organisation’s inventory, time stamps, and location [...]

24 06, 2019

How Has Technology Transformed the Logistics Industry?

2019-07-02T16:23:08+01:00June 24th, 2019|

With new technology hitting the market every day to improve service, what are the main ways that technology has transformed the logistics industry over the past 5 years? Shipment Tracking Systems Previously, customers would receive an “estimated delivery” at best. In the world of Next Day Delivery and instant gratification for online [...]

18 04, 2019

Benefits of Outsourcing Logistics – The Advantages of Using a 3PL

2019-05-03T16:16:09+01:00April 18th, 2019|

Thinking about outsourcing your logistics to a 3PL (third-party logistics provider)? Here we’ve listed and explained some of the main advantages your business will benefit from in doing so… Cost-Efficient Investment Utilising a professional carrier to take care of a business’ entire logistics operations can be of significant financial benefit. As 3PLs [...]

25 02, 2019

The Importance of Efficient Delivery Management for Ecommerce Businesses and Online Retailers

2019-03-04T12:18:23+00:00February 25th, 2019|

With data from the Office for National Statistics showing that one in every five pounds in UK shops is now spent online, it’s fair to say that the online shopping industry is one of the fastest growing industries out there. However it’s also an industry that’s become incredibly populated and competitive. More [...]

14 01, 2019

Bespoke Packaging – Why is it Important & What are its Benefits?

2019-02-06T17:09:51+00:00January 14th, 2019|

Bespoke packaging is fast becoming one of the most effective ways for businesses to market their brand and products. The buyer’s journey is largely affected by aesthetics and appearance, and companies all over the world are recognising the opportunities available in customising the packaging of a product. No longer are businesses sending [...]

20 12, 2018

Logistics & Supply Chain Trends to Watch in 2019 & Beyond

2019-01-09T11:36:18+00:00December 20th, 2018|

The logistics industry and supply chain process is constantly evolving. The ecommerce boom in recent years has transformed the way 3PLs approach their day-to-day operations, and the industry today is completely different to the industry of 10 years ago. Here at Allegro Logistics we like to keep abreast of the latest developments [...]

9 11, 2018

3 Valuable Tips for Keeping Up with Customer Demands in the Supply Chain

2018-11-09T16:38:42+00:00November 9th, 2018|

If you’re an e-commerce business, it’s absolutely essential that your supply chain is able to keep up with the ever-changing customer demands. Thousands and thousands of products get delivered to consumers across the world every day, so it’s absolutely essential that all businesses have the required resources, expertise and experience to meet [...]

2 11, 2018

Top 8 Christmas Logistics & Delivery Tips for 2018

2018-11-02T12:15:37+00:00November 2nd, 2018|

For retailers and businesses across the globe, the Christmas period is by far the busiest time of the year. Shoppers intensify their online searches in the months and weeks leading to the big day, and sales sky rocket, providing a short increase in economy that all retailers should be looking to capitalise [...]